I am passing sysin data behind the actual JCL , it can be large up to 32k..
I wasn't sure about punching the JCL and data to the Intrdr when the
logical record length us that large .


Scott

On Monday, October 17, 2016, Paul Gilmartin <
0000000433f07816-dmarc-requ...@listserv.ua.edu> wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:23:09 -0400, scott Ford wrote:
> >
> >I read that the Intrdr max recsize was 32760, but am I right if I punch to
> >the Intrdr I am still limited to 80 byte records?
> >
> No.  I've certainly used >80.
>
> o JCL commands ignore all characters beyond 80
>
> o SYSIN data sets may have far more than 80.
>
> o The rules for determining the values of LRECL and RECFM of
>   a SYSIN at DCB OPEN merge are largely undocumented.  I believe
>   they differ between JES2 and JES3.  I have a long unanswered RCF
>   on this.  I should nudge it.
>
> o FTP imposes an antiquated limit of 254 on JESLRECL.  This should be
>   fodder for an RFE.
>
> o LRECL= is allowed on DD SYSIN.  It may not have the effect you want.
>
> o But RECFM= is prohibited on DD SYSIN.  Go figger.
>
> o TSO and ISPF SUBMIT are oblivious; stuck in the 20th century.  ISPF
>   submit quietly truncates to 80.  I consider this data loss.
>
> o Beware that you may cause I/O errors on many utility SYSINs.
>
> -- gil
>
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